Dr. Kathleen Searles

Associate Professor

PhD: Washington State University

Phone: 225-578-7588

Fax: 225-578-2540


Office: 213 Stubbs Hall



Kathleen Searles received her Masters and Ph.D. degrees from Washington State University.  Her interests include news media, campaign advertising, and political psychology.  Specifically, her research examines the content of partisan news, the effect of branded television fact-checking on political attitudes, and the influence of emotional campaign ads on political behavior.  She teaches courses in American Politics, Media and Politics, Voting and Elections.